Hopi Red Dye Amaranth

$ 2.95

Amaranthus cruentus

14-20 days for microgreens

70 days for flowering plant

110 days for seeds

Originally grown as a dye plant by the southwestern Hopi Nation, this variety has the reddest seedlings of any amaranth known, making it a natural for micro-green mixes! Plants reach 4-6 feet and cut a most striking figure in the garden! The Hopis use the deep-red flower bract as a natural dye to color their world-renowned piki bread


Days to Germinate: 3-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 4-6'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun

Contains 100 heirloom seeds